A Fireside Chat with Matthew McConaughey
Academy Award-winning actor, New York Times bestselling author, and MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY is no stranger to reinvention. From his personal history to the performing arts, from his entrepreneurship to bettering the world through philanthropy and advocacy, McConaughey shares lessons from his life and career, the impact of his philanthropic efforts, and the importance of chasing your passion. McConaughey’s charisma and deep leadership experience motivate any audience to reach for the stars.
Author Talk: ‘Greenlights’
Drawing on his #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, Greenlights, entertainment icon MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY shares his secrets to personal growth with audiences worldwide. Recounting his raucous stories of outlaw wisdom, McConaughey walks audiences through the practices of journaling and manifestation that have helped him to realize his widespread successes.
Philanthropy: Creating, Building, and Inspiring Communities
Multi-hyphenate creator and culturemaker MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY discusses the importance of youth empowerment, providing examples of impact from his own philanthropy efforts. Touching on just keep livin’ Foundation alongside his other philanthropic pursuits, McConaughey digs into his passion for addressing the challenges facing schools and school leaders today as a necessary step to a better tomorrow. McConaughey inspires audiences with tools empowering them to motivate others, create passion for causes, and motivate teams in times of challenge and change.
Matthew McConaughey recounts his iconic life and outlaw wisdom in ‘Greenlights’
Entertainment and business icon MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY recounts his remarkable life in his #1 New York Times bestseller Greenlights, an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories of outlaw wisdom. Written based on 35 years of diaries, McConathy shares his guide to lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction. In this love letter to life, McConathy inspires audiences to chase their own green lights.
Matthew McConaughey fuels education with his just keep livin’ foundation
Academy Award-winning actor turned philanthropist MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY empowers historically underserved student populations through his just keep livin’ Foundation. McConaughey’s foundation uses after school fitness programs to impart students with the tools to lead active lives and make healthy choices for a better future. TIME director Richard Linklater said, “[Matthew's] the guy on the court who elevates the rest of the team... There are stars that suck up all the energy in the room—Matthew maximizes the energy and shares it.”
Matthew McConaughey’s constant career reinvention inspires millions
With a career spanning 40 feature films that have grossed over $1B dollars, Academy Award-winning actor MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY is a force of nature both onscreen and in his other pursuits. Even turning down a $15M Hollywood offer, McConaughey has always manifested his next steps with a life-changing journaling practice. A Texas native heralded for his constant career reinvention, McConaughey perennially inspires audiences to take power over their own futures.
Texas native MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leading men. A chance meeting in Austin with casting director and producer Don Phillips led him to director Richard Linklater, who launched the actor’s career in the cult classic Dazed and Confused. Since then, he has won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ron Woodruff in Dallas Buyers Club, appeared in over 40 feature films that have grossed over $1 billion; and has become an author, producer, and philanthropist with his just keep livin Foundation – all the while sticking to his Texas roots and “jk livin” philosophy.
He is co owner of The Austin FC Soccer Club, and a professor at the University of Texas in Austin. In 2020, McConaughey released his first book, Greenlights, which became an instant #1 New York Times bestseller and has sold over 3M copies worldwide. His second book, a children’ book titled Just Because debuted in September 2023 and was an instant #1 New York Times bestseller. In October 2023, Matthew and his wife Camila launched their own tequila brand, Pantalones, the first joint venture for the couple. He currently resides in Austin, Texas with his wife Camila and their three kids.